You’re a College Graduate, Now What? Part 2 | The Upside of Uncertainty

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How are you doing since your last visit to Idealist? Have you made any important decisions about your budding professional life? What kinds of job postings are grabbing your interest?

If you’re reading this, then there’s a good chance that …

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How to Be a Better Ally at Work

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Protests in the U.S. and around the world have forced people to think about how they can contribute to the cause of racial justice and equality. One particularly prevalent point of discussion has been around allyship: What does it mean …

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You’re a College Grad, Now What? Part 1 | Dealing with the Post-Collegiate Blues

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Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in June 2019. If you’re a 2020 grad, you’ve probably had a particularly bumpy ride in the last few months. Likewise, the road to getting your first post-college job might be especially unusual. …

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Venmo Emoji Hacks, Innovation Tournaments, And More: My Summer Internship At PayPal

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Some internships are memorable because of the friends you make. Others are important for your career because of the skills you learned or the connections you made. And sometimes you get to do work that really makes a difference at …

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What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Decision for LGBTQ Workers

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Monday, June 15, 2020 will be recorded in history as the day it became illegal across the United States for employers to discriminate against LGBTQ workers because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

The Supreme Court ruled, six to …

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How Long Should Your Resume Actually Be? Here’s an Easy Guide to Follow

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“How long should my resume be?”

Between my experience as a career coach and running a college career services department, this is a question I’ve heard a lot. And as a recruiter, I’ve seen resumes that run the gamut in …

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10 Questions You’ll Get in Your Next Accounting Interview—and How to Answer Them

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It’s happening! You’re finally invited to interview for that accounting role you’ve been searching for. You’re not sure what to expect, but you know you want to put your best foot forward by getting prepared and knocking this interview out …

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What to Do If Your Company Has Been Silent About George Floyd, Protests, and Racism in America

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As an adjunct professor, Ruchika Tulshyan felt compelled to reach out to her students after the murder of George Floyd. As she drafted an email to send to her students, she was also thinking about how she hadn’t yet heard …

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What Is a Resume Headline? Tips and Examples to Help You Write Your Own

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What prompts you to click into an article when you’re browsing online? I’ll bet I know your answer: the headline. As consumers of media—all types of media—we gravitate toward a compelling headline. That’s what prompts us to give something our …

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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

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If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

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